Drop MSSQL Database – Currently in Use

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When using MSSQL server in development, you may need to drop your database to have a migration/init script re-create the whole thing. If you fire off a quick ‘drop database DatabaseNameHere’, you’ll probably encounter an error “Cannot drop database ‘DatabaseNameHere’ because it is currently in use.” Here’s a command you can execute to stop any active connections and drop the…

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Launch Raspberry PI Fullscreen Browser URL

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First start by updating the package library and installing a few packages on the PI by entering the terminal and running the following commands. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y chromium-browser unclutter x11-xserver-utils The chromium-browser package may have been installed by default, but it is essentially the latest development branch of the popular Chrome browser. Next, the unclutter library will allow…

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Enable CORS for dotnet core applications

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From the W3C specification, A simple cross-origin request has been defined as congruent with those which may be generated by currently deployed user agents that do not conform to this specification. Simple cross-origin requests generated outside this specification (such as cross-origin form submissions using GET or POST or cross-origin GET requests resulting from script elements) typically includeuser credentials, so resources conforming to this specification must always be prepared to expect…

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